Strategic Procurement Manager Maritime
International Shipyard Operator
Strategic Sourcing and Contract & Supplier Management
Annual Salary Package USD$98K (all inclusive) + family benefits
A challenging opportunity now exists with this major shipyard operator as they are seeking to appoint a Strategic Procurement Manager based in Dubai.
The role carries responsibility for the groups procurement and supply chain for their various shipyards. You will have full responsibility for planning and directing the activities of procurement of strategic materials and equipments.
Analyzing market and delivery systems in order to assess current and future material availability.
Preparing reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs.
Resolving vendor or contractor grievances, and claims against suppliers.
Identifying and qualifying potential new vendors in order to secure more cost-effective sources.
Defining and managing relationship with all strategic materials and equipment suppliers to deliver breakthrough performance in cost, service and quality.
Negotiating contracts and commercial terms with suppliers including long-term purchasing agreement.
Producing and provide purchasing, expenditure and other data, information and statistics for management reporting and analysis.
Effective and efficient management of procurement activities.
Ensuring optimum use of resources, equipment and manpower.
Minimum 5 to 7 years in a Procurement Management role in a similar business
Relevant experience of a range of procurement categories within a Shipyard, Heavy Marine/Offshore Engineering or similar business.
Degree Qualified and with further professional qualifications - CIPS preferred
Sound knowledge of international trade & shipping terms.
Broad knowledge of computerized stock control methods & warehouse procedures.
Proven experience in Strategic Sourcing and Contract & Supplier Management. Proficient in negotiating high value and / strategic agreements.
Excellent command of written & spoken English and Arabic.
Experience within Middle East an advantage but all candidates will be considered.
Due to the high volume of applications, only successful applicants meeting the above criteria will be contacted.
About the Company
About the Company
Logistics Executive has been established for more than 10 years and delivers professional Executive Search & Recruitment services to the global Logistics and Supply Chain market.
Our service covers the full spectrum of senior roles within the Logistics & Supply Chain vertical and includes support functions such as Finance & HR. We are also able to provide Interim Managers and Supply Chain Consultants on short or limited term contracts.
Our knowledge and reach in the Logistics & Supply Chain sector usually means that we can provide better candidates than the generalist search firms.
We provide a suite of HR & Talent Management consultancy services to the industry including Outplacement, Executive Coaching, Psychometric testing, Assessment, Performance Reviews and Leadership Development programmes.
The Dubai Regional Office covers Africa, Middle East, Central Asia / CIS, South Asia and the surrounding regions - however we source candidates globally through our international network.
Our other international offices cover Europe, S.E. Asia and Asia Pacific.